The Brandon Moist Memorial Scholarship Fund was created in memory of Brandon Moist, beloved son and dear friend to many. Brandon passed away unexpectedly in December 2020 at just 26 years of age.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree in History and International Studies in 2016 from Shippensburg University. He then went on to earn his Master’s Degree in International Affairs from American University, Washington, D.C, in 2018. Brandon’s greatest passions were history, especially the Civil War, as well as his education. He was an avid Civil War reenactor.

The group that takes care of the scholarship fund in his name hopes to honor Brandon through helping recipients achieve a career in history and/or education.

Visit the fund’s website to learn more about Brandon. To make a donation, please click here for information on doing so. You can also follow the group on Facebook.

We will be chatting live with the group on Tuesday, May 17th, at 8:35. Listen on the iHeart Radio, Audacy and Merf Radio apps, at and on your smart speaker once you enable the Merf Radio skill.

Upcoming Fundraising Events:

1)   May 17th, 2022 at Harshbarger’s Sub ‘n Malt located in McVeytown and Mifflintown: The Brandon Moist Memorial Scholarship Fund will receive 25% of all sales when you present a picture of the “Fundraiser Tuesdays” ticket, or mention The Brandon Moist Memorial Scholarship Fund. Click here to download a ticket for printing. Applicable sales include; gift cards, take out, dine in, and ice cream.

2)    2nd Annual Tailgate Event: This event will be held on September 3rd at Brookmere Winery in Belleville. Although there will not be a Penn State football game held that weekend, we will still offer tons of activities like a corn hole tournament and a silent auction. Plenty of food as well! More details on this event to come.

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